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Old Nov 14, 2012, 11:20 PM
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By the way, if you saw me launching at bsoa I really want feedback
Tom
It wasnt your launch that hurt you. It was your crappy flying!

There you go Tom, if your local friends wont beat you up online, myself and the guys from Utah will be happy to do it.

But seriously, your launch looked GREAT. Huge improvement from Colorado. It looked pretty high to me. Dont think your launch is going to handicap you. Keep up the activity! Dont give up on the locals yet!
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Old Nov 14, 2012, 11:53 PM
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It wasnt your launch that hurt you. It was your crappy flying!

There you go Tom, if your local friends wont beat you up online, myself and the guys from Utah will be happy to do it.

But seriously, your launch looked GREAT. Huge improvement from Colorado. It looked pretty high to me. Dont think your launch is going to handicap you. Keep up the activity! Dont give up on the locals yet!
This coming from someone who seemed easily to launch my CX2 to 190 feet while I did 175! That does give him an advantage. Also shows it really is me!
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Old Nov 15, 2012, 12:34 AM
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Did you want it to go higher? You could have just asked me to throw it harder.
Old Nov 15, 2012, 12:53 AM
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Thanks Jonboy
I couldn't even stay in a thermal in az when George was screaming at me all the perfect beta!!!!
Thanks dudes
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Old Nov 15, 2012, 12:57 AM
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That's about right !!!


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Old Nov 15, 2012, 08:31 AM
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Tom:

Your launch now, compared to what it was back before you could count to three, has improved a huge amount. It's not the airplane, either. You're smoother, more focused, calmer, collected.

Get some video and post it on the thread for "Launch Videos - Comments Please".

Yours, Greg
Old Nov 15, 2012, 09:32 AM
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Thanks Greg
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Old Nov 15, 2012, 05:19 PM
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Old Nov 15, 2012, 07:09 PM
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Thanks Dave ,
Ii really liked your timing, nice and calm with updates just when i needed
You launched your new xxlite very impressively.
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Old Nov 16, 2012, 09:57 AM
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Does anybody want to fly this weekend?
I'd really like to get out and practice qt tasks ,and get some video to study
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Old Nov 16, 2012, 11:11 AM
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Tom:

Your launch now, compared to what it was back before you could count to three, has improved a huge amount. It's not the airplane, either. You're smoother, more focused, calmer, collected.

Get some video and post it on the thread for "Launch Videos - Comments Please".

Yours, Greg
Correction the plane does help too yes Tom launch much better
Old Nov 16, 2012, 11:58 AM
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Thanks Mister George ,
The way I see it ,every pilot 's performance is held back by their" weakest link"
Which could be any number of things such as,lack of practice,physical issues(bad shoulder or knee)or recent surgery! Even the airplane could be the weakest link in a pilots " chain"
But the airplane can only function as well as the pilots skill level, not the other way around .
I've alway tried to acquire the best tools I could get( in all my endeavors - fly fishing , rock climbing ,ect)
The concepts I fly are a huge help for me
Now I gotta go practice, specifically - on eliminating my weak skill areas( air reading-qt's, ect)
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Old Nov 16, 2012, 07:42 PM
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Im Going flyin solo :censored tomorrow morning, weather looks great,Ambers gonna film with iPhone , ill try ta do something cool
Hoping for a go pro 3 for my b-day(tomorrow )
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Old Nov 16, 2012, 08:08 PM
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Im Going flyin solo :censored tomorrow morning, weather looks great,Ambers gonna film with iPhone , ill try ta do something cool
Hoping for a go pro 3 for my b-day(tomorrow )
Tom
Don't be a HERO! lol

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Old Nov 16, 2012, 09:35 PM
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Im Going flyin solo :censored tomorrow morning, weather looks great,Ambers gonna film with iPhone , ill try ta do something cool
Hoping for a go pro 3 for my b-day(tomorrow )
Tom
Flyin solo what - Piper cub, ASK 19, Fa-18? Have fun ...

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